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. but that night it turned into a trap. government sources say stevens' personal security guard managed to climb out a window, perhaps this one where the bars were removed. the question is why stevens, left behind in the dark and the smoke, didn't follow. his body was pulled from that same window by a crowd hours later. the september 11 attack wasn't the first on the u.s. consulate. it had been bombed in june. on september 8, jamal busha'la, a commander of one of benghazi's most powerful militias, met with three americans-- one from the u.s. embassy-- to warn them about deteriorating security. >> ( translated ): benghazi's not safe. >> reporter: you told that to the americans? >> yeah, i tried to. >> pelley: liz palmer joins us from benghazi. liz, that rebel commander had pretty specific warnings. is there any indication the state department took them to heart? >> reporter: he said that his impression was -- his advice was sort of shrugged off. but that meeting, i should add, was called with the commanders to discuss the possibility of american private investment returning to benghazi, that they
without these prescriptions. >> today, government health officials acknowledge there is a regulatory gap when it comes to compounding pharmacies. for instance, massachusetts does not have the authority to track how many violation of a drug are produced at the federal level, the food and drug administration does not have clear authority to examine records in a compounding pharmacy. the f.d.a. is seeking more authority. pharmacist eric kastango served on a panel creating federal safety standards for the compounding pharmacy industry. who is minding the store in terms of regulation? >> the f.d.a. has worked very hard over the last several years to try to promulgate regulations to clearly define when does a compounding pharmacy exceed its authority and become a manufacturer under the purview of the f.d.a. >> reporter: the cdc has found so far the main fungus responsible for the meningitis is called exserohilum. this organism has never been found to cause meningitis before and a panel of infectious disease experts has been called in to figure out how to diagnose and treat it. >> pelley: a sti
hours after the assault began. government sources point out lieutenant colonel wood was stationed in tripoli, he wasn't part of the assessment of security in benghazi. >> pelley: is the state department arguing, margaret that security was adequate in benghazi? >> well, they haven't finished their review. what we know is there were five diplomatic security agents present on the compound in benghazi on the night of the attack. three of them survived but they were injured. it still isn't clear how or why they became separated from the ambassador. and the state department is likely to be asked whether the u.s. should have stationed american personnel inside libya, a country in which the government doesn't have control of its own security. >> pelley: margaret, thank you. today mitt romney found himself in an unfamiliar place-- the lead. have a look. in a pew research center poll last month romney trailed president obama by eight points, 51% to 43%. but a pew poll taken after the presidential debate last week shows him ahead now by four points, 49% to 45%. that's outside the margin of e
to a fund-raiser 47% of the people in the country are dependent on government, believe that they're victims and will never vote for him. on the fox news channel last night, mr. romney said he was "completely wrong." he went on to say his life has "hown he cares about 100% and that, as the president, he will be about helping the 100%. that debate this week between the candidates drew more than 67 million viewers. that's 28% more than watched the first presidential debate four years ago. for more than three weeks since the terror attack on the u.s. consulate in libya there have been questions about security for u.s. diplomats in the weeks and the months leading up to that attack. sharyl attkisson learned today that a former top security official for the embassy in libya has been called to testify before congress next week. sharyl's in washington tonight. sharyl? rm reporter: a subpoena was pssued for the official who is a national guard army green beret lo headed up a special forces security team in libya he says his military group and a six fomber state department elite force called a mobile
dozen others escaped that night under armed escort to another house nearby rented by the u.s. government. the americans evacuated from the consulate about a mile away would have come along this road and up to this gate, thinking they were coming to a safe refuge, never dreaming that it, too, was about to come under attack from mortars aimed with pinpoint accuracy-- so accurate that two more americans then died. security officials say the skill of that assault suggests a well- organized extremist group was responsible. and one name tops the list: ansar al-sharia, an armed radical group that had imposed rough islamic law in parts of benghazi until it was finally chased out of town last month by angry crowds. colonel hamid hassi, a senior libyan army officer, told us he believes american intelligence knows exactly where they've gone. "the americans are watching ansar al-sharia all the time," he said, "from the sky." in fact, the colonel showed us video of the drones he said were circling just last week. asked, though, if he expected a u.s. missile strike soon, he said, "that would be a mist
grouping of militias into a coherent force. elt it also works closely with the u.s. government to identify credible rebel officers like colonel oqaidi and report on epeir progress. >> these commanders, they vow to owotect civilians, they vow to protect democracy, they vow to naey international laws. ep reporter: making vows is easy. >> yes. >> reporter: sticking to them is much harder. >> yes. >> reporter: how can you be sure >> e mt these men are going to stick to those vows? >> well, this is what you do. you provide and you check and you provide and you check and you provide and you check. and you make sure that they are standing for their values. >> pelley: clarissa, as you say in your story, the free syrian army is really not so much an army but a bunch of militias with different agendas. you've been reporting from syria from the very beginning. who are the rebels today? >> scott, think back to my first trip to damascus a year ago. people were talking about freedom, dignity, they were talking about democracy. nobody even mentioned religion. w w you have rebel fighters who are actively
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